Recomendations for a Flying Club

There's hundreds of flying clubs around the country that own and manage aircraft for their members. Aside from the camaraderie, clubs make flying more affordable.

Moderator: drseti

Jack Tyler
Posts: 1380
Joined: Tue Nov 30, 2010 5:49 pm
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Postby Jack Tyler » Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:39 pm

Bottom Line: 'Flying Club' makes further complicates things and doesn't otherwise contribute to Robert's needs.
Jack
Flying in/out KBZN, Bozeman MT in a Grumman Tiger
Do you fly for recreational purposes? Please visit http://www.theraf.org

User avatar
designrs
Posts: 1485
Joined: Wed Sep 23, 2009 9:57 pm

Postby designrs » Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:45 pm

Jack Tyler wrote:Bottom Line: 'Flying Club' makes further complicates things and doesn't otherwise contribute to Robert's needs.


Agreed Jack. I'm totally dropping the "Flying Club" definition.

Non-Equity partners is more accurate... and insurance friendly as well.
Thinking to first buy the aircraft on my own and insure it for personal use.
Then when a non-equity partner comes on board tell the insurance company,
I have a partner (or two) and we are all recreational use flyers.
- Richard

User avatar
deltafox
Posts: 306
Joined: Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:21 pm

Postby deltafox » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:52 am

...just to close the original string....I met with officials from the Flying Club yesterday. I stressed these topics 1) Transition training: Someone can't jump out of a Cherokee (or Cessna) and jump into an LSA. I recommended about 5 hours and suggested various topics especially x-wind landings. 2) Currency: Three landings every ninety days won't cut it. 3) Weight & Balance: Two big guys can get in and fly, as long as they don't take any fuel. 4) general operations: Avgas vs Mogas, BRS, modern avionics and limitations. We did NOT do a demo flight...gust were reported 16Kts and increasing, we'll do that another day. I also provided some contact information and suggested they talk to someone at KLHV.
Dave

User avatar
drseti
Posts: 5754
Joined: Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:42 pm
Location: Lock Haven PA
Contact:

Postby drseti » Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:57 pm

deltafox wrote:Transition training: Someone can't jump out of a Cherokee (or Cessna) and jump into an LSA.


Dave, there's a transition curriculum on my website that they are welcome to use as a model:
http://avsport.org/about/downsize.htm


I also provided some contact information and suggested they talk to someone at KLHV.


Great. I'll be happy to talk to them.
The opinions posted are those of one CFI, and do not necessarily represent the FAA or its lawyers.
Prof H Paul Shuch
PhD CFII DPE LSRM-A/GL/WS/PPC iRMT
AvSport LLC, KLHV
fly@AvSport.org
AvSport.org
facebook.com/SportFlying
SportPilotExaminer.US


Return to “Flying Clubs”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests